Native toPapua New Guinea
RegionMilne Bay Province, tip of Cape Vogel
Native speakers
200 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dgg
Doga is classified as Definitely Endangered by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

The Doga language is an Austronesian language spoken by about 200 people along Cape Vogel in the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea.


poro 'pig'

dara-daragi- 'blood'

babine 'woman'

ubi 'long yam'

bata 'four'

biamo 'how many'

asu 'smoke'

iai 'who?'

-ta 'we (incl.)'

-si 'they'

ae- 'leg'

yamogiri 'mosquito'

tamo-na 'one'[2]


  1. ^ Doga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Ross, M.D. Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian languages of western Melanesia. C-98. Pacific Linguistics, 1988

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